Monday 9 February 2015


YEHUDE-LEYB BLUMENZON (1840-November 20, 1892)
He was born in Kalvarye (Kalwaria, Kalvarija), Poland.  He attended religious elementary school and yeshivas, and later became a follower of the Jewish Enlightenment movement and a Hebrew teacher.  In the early 1880s, he emigrated to the United States where he became a contributor to Yudishe gazeten (Jewish gazette) in New York.  He also published articles in Tageblat (Daily news) and Haivri (The Jew), both in New York.  He died in New York.

Sources: Sh. L. Markuz, in Haivri (Kislev 8 [November 27], 1892); Hadoar (New York) (Av 28 [August 11], 1950).

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